Posted: Thursday - July 22, 2010
If those Manolos are a pain, here’s why
Habitual high-heel wearers, your attention, please. You know that feeling you get when you first slip off those impossibly high stilettos (the feeling after relief)? That tightness in your Achilles’ tendons as feet assume a natural position, with heels on the floor? Researchers think they may know the reason for that.
Posted: Thursday - July 1, 2010
Babies' bacteria depends on type of delivery
Concern about a newborn's bacterial flora is not a topic you're likely to hear discussed in the waiting room of the maternity ward -- but that may change. A new study has found that the way in which babies are delivered exposes them to specific bacteria that could play a role in their future health.
Posted: Tuesday - June 22, 2010
Digital mammography machine sought for Rhea residents
DAYTON, Tenn. — Within the year, officials at Rhea County Medical Center want to provide better mammograms for local residents.
Posted: Thursday - June 10, 2010
Ask a doctor
Q. What are some effects of obesity on pregnancy?
Posted: Thursday - June 3, 2010
Q. What are some effects of obesity on pregnancy?
Posted: Thursday - May 27, 2010
Move More, Eat Better
Ana Boyd often takes a short break during the one-hour workout session inside the St. Andrews Center.
Posted: Monday - May 24, 2010
Wellness program seeds healthy habits
The wellness program participants laughed when Betty Williams said she wanted more dressing and cheese for her salad, but when she sang to give thanks for better health she was so overcome with emotion that she cried.
Posted: Saturday - April 17, 2010
Memorial offers breast cancer seminar
"Do You Carry a Risk for Breast Cancer in Your Genes?" is next in the Strong and Smart: Living Well With Cancer dial-up seminar series on Wednesday, April 28, at 1 p.m.
Posted: Thursday - March 25, 2010
Experts: One-third of breast cancer is avoidable
BARCELONA, Spain — Up to a third of breast cancer cases in Western countries could be avoided if women ate less and exercised more, researchers at a conference on breast cancer said Thursday.
Posted: Friday - March 19, 2010
Go Red Lunch focuses on heart health
Chattanooga-area women will share their battles against heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women in America, at Thursday's Go Red Luncheon.
Posted: Thursday - Jan. 21, 2010
Health Briefs
Free H1N1 flu vaccinations will be given 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Sale Creek Lions Club, Coppinger Road behind Sale Creek Middle/High School.

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